North Dakota’s suicide rate is higher than the national average, with 144 lives lost in 2018. It is the second leading cause of death for North Dakotans ages 10 – 34, making it a serious public health and work force issue.
But there is hope.
Most people who struggle with thoughts of suicide ask for help and get better. Help and hope begins with talking about it.
The Suicide Prevention Program has resources to help you save a life:
- Your own
- Your teenager – spouse – partner -- parent
- Your friend – co-worker – student – patient
Call the Suicide Prevention LIFELINE anytime 1.800.273.TALK (8255)